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lot of snow but the timing on this one could impact your morning commute. let's get to doug in storm center 4. >> if this event was coming through the day, it would be a nonevent completely but it's coming overnight so that means without the sun helping to melt the snow we could see a little bit of accumulation out there. i'm really not expecting much. do not expect this to be any kind of a big storm, but we do have some snow falling around waldorf, around fredericksburg. a coating on some back decks and make rooftops in the culpeper area and warrenton region. more snow up to the north and it's all moving in here but a very disorganized system and when the system does get organized. it's going to be well off the coast. so once again we are not going to see very much at all. there is a winter weather advisory but this may actually just be canceled later tonight or at least into early tomorrow morning. i don't want to meet the advisory criteria. winter storm warning in effect for westmorel
virginia. temperatures too warm for anything to stick. 39 in d.c. 37 in culpeper. luray at 32. that's where it is snowing and that's why those temperatures are falling here. i'm going to have much more on this, show you what to expect early tomorrow morning. you may need to give yourself a little extra time but don't expect to see much. well, doug, as a precaution road crews are trying to get out ahead of the storm tonight. the district snow team deploys in just a few hours at 9:00. v dot has 00áry -- 700 trucks y to go. in maryland the state highway administration is pretreating most of the major roads and highways. as conditions change be sure you have the nbc washington app. you can track the storm as it moves in on our interactive radar. political historians say it is unprecedented, a former presidential nominee calling out the current front-runner in his own party. but it happened today when mitt romney delivered a
>> but you say, wait, wait, wait, isn't he a huge business success? doesn't he know what he's talking about? no, he isn't, and no, he doesn't. his bankruptcies have crushed small businesses, and the men and
women who work for them. he inherited his business. he didn't create it. and whatever happened to trump airlines? how about trump university? and then there's trump magazine and trump vodka and trump steaks and trump mortgage. a business genius he is not. now, donald trump tells us that he is very, very smart. i'm afraid that when it comes to foreign policy he is very, very not smart. donald trump is a phony, a fraud. dishonesty is donald trump's hallmark. the bullying, the greed, the showing off, the misogyny,
watch, by the way, how he responds to my speech today. >> they don't want to talk about 92-story buildings all over the place. they don't want to talk about the bank of america building in san francisco. 1290 avenue of the americas. mitt is a failed candidate. he failed. and i wasn't happy about it, i'll be honest, because i am not a fan of barack obama, and that was the race that i backed mitt romney. i backed him. you can see how loyal he is. he was becking fgging for my endorsement. i could have said, mitt, drop to your knees. he would have dropped to his knees. >> the romney speech is expected to be a major topic of conversation at tonight's republican debate in michigan. steve handelsman is in detroit with the latest on a race like no other. steve? >> reporter: nothing like it. hi, doreen. here in detroit today some republicans said they will now reassess their support of donald trump.
because mitt romney and republicans like him say they should. in the escalating effort by some republicans to beat down donald trump, mitt romney is the heaviest hitter so far. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> reporter: the 2012 republican presidential nominee welcomed the endorsement of trump then. >> governor romney, go out
and get them. >> reporter: but savaged trump today. >> the bullying, the greed, the showing off. his domestic policies would lead to recession. his foreign policies would make america and the world less safe. but you say wait, wait, wait, isn't he a huge business success? doesn't he know what he's talking about? no, he isn't, and no, he doesn't. >> reporter: at a restaurant in detroit five days before the michigan primary with trump far ahead in state polls, a trump backer was turned off by romney. >> don't be telling
republican, i don't care who you are, on how we're going to think and what we should do. >> reporter: donald trump in maine slammed romney. >> mitt is a failed candidate. he failed. he was begging for my endorsement. i could have said, mitt, drop to your knees. he would have dropped to his knees. >> reporter: john kasich was in michigan. >> mitt is a good guy. he's very troubled about the direction of the country. >> reporter: romney said kasich or marco rubio or ted cruz should be the nominee, and after cruz won texas on tuesday, he trails trump by just 27 percent in delegates. when the republicans debate tonight in detroit, ben carson will be gone. the republican field is shrinking with big guns trained on the front-runner. donald trump trying to put an end to this increasing evident effort to deny him the nomination is hinting again he might quit the republican party and take millions of voters with him. live near the debate site in detroit, steve handelsman,
chris? >> that has got to scare a lot of republicans. thank you, steve. republicans in the district are in line with the rest of the country. they conducted a straw poll and donald trump came in first. but senator marco rubio was only three points behind. ted cruz and john kasich were bunched together in third and fourth while dr. ben carson finished a distant fifth. d.c. republicans will vote at their convention on march 12th. we've been asking you how you think the nominating race is going to shake out. will trump be the nominee? will we see a contested convention? or even a third-party campaign? here is what people are saying so far. most think trump is going to be the nominee, but there's a healthy percentage, nearly 40%, think there's going to be a contested convention. not nearly as many think there's going to be that third-party candidate. on the democratic side, both presidential candidates are gearing up for tuesday's primary in michigan. hillary clinton stayed off the campaign trail today to prep for sunday night's debate in
he held a news conference to talk about trade. it's a key issue in states that have lost manufacturing jobs. sanders accused clinton of a history of supporting trade agreements that he says have hurt american workers. clinton's campaign aides fired back this afternoon and said sanders was putting out information that is, in their words, simply not accurate. now an update on the breaking news we've been covering in virginia. police are searching for two men who were shooting at cars in manassas. it doesn't appear anyone was hit, but investigators think the men are now in a home with high-powered rifles, and they've had to call in the atf for help. this is all happening on aspen drive near the georgetown south shopping center, so if you live in that area, police are asking you to stay inside. new information about a barricade situation that unfolded in fairfax county. police say syed javid fired shots with a starter revolver when officers got to
in franconia. a starter revolver sounds like the real thing when it's fired but it fires blanks. investigators say he called 911 to report someone in the house but turned out to be there alone. when officers arrested him, they recovered several pellet guns. we're told all of this started with a family dispute. we're getting some stunning new information about a story we've been following all week. the mystery of where a local grandma's body has been has been solved. now, we were telling you about this case all week. a family says they showed up to their grandmother's funeral, virginia gray, but said the person in that casket was not their grandmother. news4's pat collins just spoke with the woman's family. now they know where her body is. pat's working this story. he's going to explain it all as only pat can coming up a little later in the newscast. maryland's highest court heard the appeal in cases involving the death of freddie
a judge will decide whether one of the six officers charged in his death should be compelled to testify against his colleagues. chris gordon is in annapolis with what's likely to happen next. chris? >> reporter: well, the maryland court of appeals is deciding whether a defendant who faces trial can be compelled to testify against his co-defendants. the appeals focus on baltimore police officer william porter. he testified at his own trial in december. it ended with a hung jury. he will be retried in june. prosecutors want porter to testify against the five other police officers charged in the death of freddie gray who suffered a broken neck in the police transport van last april. gray died a week later. the trial judge compelled porter to testify against two other officers with use immunity, which means nothing porter says can be used against him. prosecutors want porter to repeat the system he gave at
that van driver caesar goodson didn't secure gray with a seat belt and sergeant alicia white failed to get freddie gray medical attention. porter appealed. in court today his lawyers argued it's wrong to compel him to testify. >> every time he gets up on the stand, he subjects himself to a perjury charge which carries ten years more. >> only if he -- only, if i understand the law, only if he elects to lie in the upcoming trial. >> reporter: in a separate appeal, prosecutors argued that the trial judge was wrong to deny their motion to compel officer porter to also testify against officers rice, nero, and miller. i asked university of maryland law professor doug colbert to predict the outcome based on what he heard in court today. >> i think every one of us can be compelled to testify if we're wi
and it should be no different for officer porter. >> reporter: the maryland court of appeals will issue a written opinion and it could come as early as tomorrow. that's the latest live in annapolis. chris, back to you. >> thank you, chris. family and friends have said their final good-byes to a family killed in a horrible crash in bethesda. funeral services were held today at catholic university for michael, alessandra, and thomas buarque de macedo. thomas was a student at walt whitman and the family was coming up river road to go to a play. another car slammed into them. the memorial bridge is badly in need of repair and it could close if the park service doesn't get the $250 million needed to fix it. tonight we're hearing from lawmakers in northern virginia. news4's tom sherwood has a closer look at the crumbling infrastructure and what it's going to take to keep this bridge open. ♪
>> reporter: president-elect bill clinton, 1993 crossing over the memorial bridge as part of his inaugural ceremony. today the memorial bridge is still the most beautiful in the region, but its roadway and infrastructure are falling apart despite millions in spot repairs. >> the deck that people drive on, that's just crumbling. when we pull out a core of the deck, it should be 11 inches of concrete and that's just turning to gravel. >> reporter: last near news4's adam tuss documented the crumbling infrastructure. now the park service needs a $250 million makeover or we'll have to close in five years. that's a heck of a decision to make. >> it is, and it's not one we take lightly but what's most important is for drivers and pedestrians to be safe. >> reporter: first built in 1932, the bridge carries 68,000 vehicles a day. many virginia commuters. virginia democratic congressman gerry connolly said the potential closure of memorial
for many northern virginians, will have a profound negative effect on all our regional roadways. and barbara comstock said we must ensure proper funding for the bridge so that this critical piece of infrastructure remains safe and usable. the alternative would cause serious traffic problems. but the park service says it doesn't have $250 million. it wants regional help with the cost. >> fixing arlington memorial bridge is going to take a coalition of regional partners. it's going to take more than just the national park service to do this. >> reporter: but as of now there is no $250 million to fix this famous bridge. i'm tom sherwood, back to you, chris. >> thank you very much, tom. cell phone video captured the violence as a police officer slaps a young man. why this incident has some demanding major changes inside some maryland schools. coming up on news4, two men busted
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baltimore is the state's only school district with its own police force. the american civil liberties union says this isn't the first time a school police officer has used unwarranted force against a student in baltimore, and in this case the officer and the school police chief had been placed on paid leave. anotherv0i% employee in th prince george's county school system has been charged with a sex crime. he's a bus driver accused of forcing a teenage girl into prostitution. mark segraves is live in rockville to explain these charges and how police tracked him down. mark? >> reporter: good evening, chris. yes, two men are facing human trafficking charges. they are accused of forcing a 16-year-old girl to have sex with men in this hotel in rockville. according to court records, 21-year-old savion sharpe and 36-year-old raleigh mcclam forced a 16-year-old girl to work as a prostitute.
trafficking charges as well as sexual abuse of a minor. sharpe also faces a gun charge. the victim says sharpe displayed a handgun on several occasions. mcclam told court officials he works for prince george's county schools as a school bus driver. >> that's part of the investigation, but at this time there is no connection, no known connection between the victim and either of the suspects' occupations. >> reporter: the girl called police from the bathroom of this hotel room in rockville after one of the men she was forced to have sex with threatened her with a knife. police say that 16-year-old victim is now being cared for. >> she is safe today but certainly it is our goal to protect her as much as possible and her identity as much as possible and certainly anyone who comes forward in this case. >> reporter: now, we have new information that will i just got from d.c. officials. it turns out that raleigh mcclam, who says he
school bus driver in prince george's county, recently worked for the district government at the d.c. department of corrections. i'm told that he resigned in 2012. that's the very latest. doreen, back to you. >> okay, mark segraves, thank you. some people are still feeling the fallout from the blizzard of 2016 that buried us under a ton of snow. this week d.c. united tweeted that lot 7 will be closed for the team's first home match of the year at rfk stadium. that was the main dumping site for d.c.'s snow removal teams, and believe it or not, some of the giant mounds of snow still haven't melted. that's a crazy scene, isn't it? the soccer team says the lot won't be ready for the match on march 20th either. >> wow. that's just flat out amazing. >> that's a lot of snow. >> yeah, it is, and i guess the next 12 hours, doug, not going to help their cause much. >> you know, guys, we'll see a little bit of snow tonight but it's not a big deal. i said this earlier, no need to get the bread
the store. this is not that kind of storm at all. as a matter of fact, we've got some changes already. let's take a look outside and show what you we're dealing with. some cloud cover and, yeah, some flurries starting to fly across parts of the area but that's all it is, just some flurries. 39 degrees. winds out of the southeast at 13 miles an hour. temperatures starting to fall too into the low 30s. where it is snowing, culpeper, luray, we're seeing those numbers fall closer to the freezing mark. about 15 minutes ago i said the national weather service would most likely start canceling the winter weather advisory. well, they just have done that in areas like martinsburg, winchester, you are no longer under the winter weather advisory. i would not be surprised to see more of this taken down but we'll wait and see. still a winter storm warning down for parts of the northern neck. i don't see that happening either. this is just not a very big storm at all. storm team4 radar showing the snow around the area. again, does show some rain but it's all snow coming down around
warrenton, culpeper where it is starting to accumulate on some of the grassy services, some of the decks, the rooftops, the cars. that's what we'll continue to see. the wider view shows how disorganized this storm system is. we have one storm making its way towards us from the west. watch the snow here. normally this would move our way. here is this other area of low pressure. by around 11:30 tonight we see the snow in our area, but here comes this area of low pressure, and all of the energy transfers off the coast. now, we need that to happen for our big snows because then those storms move up the coast and wrap in all that moisture. that's not going to happen this time. this one will take over all the energy. look at the showers, the heavy, heavy rain, the heavy snow right along the border here, but then that system quickly moves out to sea and we are left with nothing across our area. so essentially this storm steals any moisture, any energy that we have. so here we are tonight at 9:00. notice we have the snow around the area. around 100
by 2:00, 3:00 in the morning most of it is gone except for the southern portion of the storm. that's where the storm is really taking shape here. so by 7:00 a.m. tomorrow we have some snow showers but most of the area not seeing much at all. so how much snow are we going to see in again, this is on the low side. 1 to 2 inches, but think more of an inch. i have got a coating in most locations, especially around the d.c. metro. if that storm takes shape soon enough, maybe one to two or more down to the south, but tomorrow morning some of you will wake up with almost no snow on the ground. so don't expect it. it's not going to be seen. now, we have another chance saturday night into sunday, but that's just a very quick moving system. we're not expecting any snow there either. 46 on saturday. 50 degrees on sunday. 60 on monday. let's just go to 70. i've got three days, three days in the 70s in the seven-day forecast. we'll talk about that. let's show you what's coming up next. >> reporter: i'm adam tuss in atlanta. what can we learn fro
across the country the new trend in transportation is a throwback to another time. >> after a decade of delays, the district's long-awaited streetcar system is finally up and running, but how the city's costly new experiment will turn out remains unclear. tonight we take you down to atlanta, georgia, to see how their streetcar system is working out and find out what d.c. can learn from atlanta. >> reporter: i'm adam tuss in downtown atlanta, and why are we here? well, yeah, we're checking out the streetcar system here. what else? atlanta's streetcar system opened about a year ago and there have been a lot of lessons learned from this system. for the d.c. region, atlanta offers cautionary tales. >> the first year was full of a lot of missteps for the atlanta streetcar. >> reporter: management problems, lax safety checks, no adequate police force for security, even issues with the homeless who decided the free atlanta streetcar was a great
andrea simmons is the transportation reporter for "the atlanta journal-constitution." >> some of these things you probably had to learn through experience and, you know, the mayor has likened to sort of scaping your knee. >> reporter: d.c. hoping a bandage isn't needed. atlanta recently started charging a buck to ride and at least anecdotally ridership has dropped. >> it should be free. it's really -- it's not worth it. >> reporter: it's a waste of time. they're too slow. they're like riding a turtle. >> reporter: here is the really interesting thing. atlanta isn't looking to of fares pay for their system. the city's way more interested in the tax revenue generated from development that is spurred along the streetcar corridor. >> ridership is really important. we don't have like a specific number that we're trying to have to achieve. >> reporter: development a big part of the game in d.c. as well, but the question is still being asked, does all of this make sense? for right now at least for
and atlanta, the answer will probably only be revealed by time. >> it's still very much up in the air whether this could be called a success or not. >> reporter: in atlanta, adam tuss, news4. he's a man of many disguises. still ahead, what local police are now revealing about a bank robber's calculated crime spree. i'm darcy spencer in annapolis where lawmakers are taking up legislation to protect children and it could impact educators in the wake of the deonte carraway sex abuse investigation. plus, the american dream turning into a real nightmare. why one family is going to court to protect their property and yours from the rapid development un loudoun co
right now, protecting children in the places where they should feel the most safe. >> there were threats that were being made by the mother at the time, and no one was notified. a serial bank robber on the run. how he's been able to stay steps ahead of investigators. >> a fight over land and one man's home is at stake. a warning about those online quizzes you see on facebook. >> if my friends took it, i usually do take it. >> how they could be putting your personal information at risk. a big
tonight we know where the body of a grandmother is located. pat collins first spoke to the woman's family after she showed up to her viewing at the funeral home and said the wrong person was in the casket. a complete stranger is in there. well, now pat is outside the funeral home with some new information about what happened. pat, what happened? >> reporter: well, it appears, doreen, the family was thrown off by the funeral makeup and the lighting. as it turns out, the body of virginia gray is right here at the horton funeral home where this all began. you're convinced this is your grandmother? >> yes, i am, and we all are. >> reporter: and so now -- >> so now we can move forward and have closure and get a funeral going. >> reporter: this evening the grandchildren of virginia gray made another visit to the horton funeral home. this time they identified the woman in the casket as their
the funeral makeup. this time they went with her personal doctor. >> the physician determined that it is my grandmother. we had them to strip her down of all her makeup and put her in her natural -- as much as her natural light as possible. >> reporter: virginia gray was 83 years old. on february 19th, she became unconscious. she was taken by ambulance to the prince george's hospital. she died a short time later. her grandchildren arranged for the horton funeral home to prepare miss gray's body, but when the grandchildren came to the viewing last week, they said the body in theasket wasn't their grandmother. now after a second look with ms. gray's personal doctor on the scene, the gray family says it can have closure. so now the
viewing, and they can do it with peace of mind. chris and doreen? >> kind of a painful situation for everybody involved. >> hey, pat, just a quick question here. are they angry with the undertaker or do they feel like, well, the undertaker was just trying to do a good job and make her look as nice as possible. >>eporter: they're not angry with the funeral home at all. they feel like they were sort of mislead by the makeup and the lighting and maybe the grief from her death, and then when they managed to strip the makeup down and the doctor came in and showed them the scar she had, surgical scars that apparently had been made up as well, they realized that, indeed, that was their grandmother. i think they're happy to have closure. it's been a -- just a terrible week, emotional week for the family. they're happy to have closure and now they can have a proper funeral and move on. >> all right.
>> thanks so much, pat. the meeting took hours of tough arguments but the school board finally compromised over the name of a new elementary school in prince william county. they voted to name the new school after kyle wilson, a firefighter who died on duty nine years ago. they're going to rename godwin middle school for dr. george hampton, a living african-american leader and scholar. both names had a lot of support in the fin and the final decision was unanimous. now to a land battle in loudoun county where a homeowner is trying to keep his american dream. this fight could affect homeowners across virginia. >> reporter: eminent domain, it's when the government can essentially buy property that's not for sale. often it's used to make way for roadways. in sean's case it's being used to build a roadway across his 11 acres of homestead in ashburn. >> that's the zero point it will take off from here.
connect russell branch and pacific boulevard making a through way to the village center being built almost at his back door. three paths were proposed. one was a nonstarter for the homeown homeowner. through the house. he was at the loudoun county courthouse with his attorney because he says the state of virginia hasn't told him when they would exercise eminent domain. knowing would allow him to take advantage of a window of opportunity to appeal. he's asked the authorities that question and he says the answer he got left something to be desired. >> you will know when the bulldozer comes to the property. >> we believe the constitution gives an owner more. >> reporter: attorney jeremy hopkins says while this case center it's around one man's home there are much broader implications. he says the way eminent domain is being applied here affects all virginians. >> the court will decide whether the constitution requires the state to tell an owner when it takes their property. >> reporter: while he is only challenging the orientation of the road, he
challenging it altogether. in ashburn, derrick ward, news4. a congressional hearing like no other. why lawmakers were arguing about feminine hygiene products on the hill. and we're getting clear kaegs of what the first family plans to do after leaving the white house. and we're tracking light snow moving through parts of the area right now. i'll let you know what it means i do everything on the internet. but it's kind of slow. my friends said i should get fios because it's the fastest... i just downloaded 600 photos in 60 seconds. that's seriously better. (man) we're out of 2%. i wonder what else could be better around here? (man) i heard that. now get our best offer ever. super fast 100 meg internet, plus tv & phone for just $69.99 a month online with no annual contract. 100 meg speeds at a price this good? fios can do that. cable just can't. switch to better. switch to fios
people around d.c. have been speculating about this, and today president obama confirmed it. he and his family will probably stick around the district even after he's out of office. he was in milwaukee today and someone asked him if he planned to go back to chicago. the president said it was nice to be back in the midwest, but they're probably going to stay in d.c. for a while. >> may have to stay a couple years in d.c. probably so that sasha can graduate. >> oh,
>> because transferring in the middle of high school -- >> yeah. >> tough. >> yeah. his youngest daughter sasha will be a sophomore when he leaves office and obviously as the president said they don't want to uproot her halfway through high school. the last time a president chose to stay in washington, 1921, woodrow wilson. a very surprising debate in congress about whether there are enough feminine hygiene products available on the u.s. house grounds for female staffers. during a budget hearing a top democrat on the u.s. house appropriations committee showed this picture. an out of order dispenser in a woman's bathroom. her staff shared a copy of the photo with news 4. the congresswoman questioned hill administrators about why the u.s. house convenience store recently stopped stocking women's hygiene products for purchase. >> i know that some might be concerned about my going there, but if you're not a woman, it's tough to understand that when you need a
product, you need one immediately, and so for the convenience stores who stop stocking products like that is really inconvenient. the opposite of the purpose of a convenience store. >> the superintendent of house grounds has been notified about the concerns. the vendors of the store are making efforts to restock. most high school students can't wait for graduation day, and now one d.c. council member wants to make it easier for some seniors to march down that aisle. word 7 council member yvette alexander introduced legislation requiring free graduation caps, gowns, and tassels for any students who receive free and reduced price lunches. alexander says some students are disappointed when financial difficulties prevent them from participating in graduation. thousands of d.c. students would qualify. a huge surprise for a prince william county teacher today. lauren wilson
prestipress te tegeous award and $25,000 bucks. she's a math teacher in woodbridge. she's known for her ability to motivate, inspire, and engage her students and colleagues alike. >> they look pretty motivated right there. still ahead, the story of a man who robs banks in bursts and then goes silent. plus a warning about the
house, and as darcy spencer reports now, it could impact educators, especially in the wake of another high-profile case. >> reporter: advocates fighting for legislation to require health care providers and others to report serious threats made against children to social services. the bill sparked by the deaths of two small kids allegedly at the hands of their own mom, who made threats to kill them. >> 12 kids killed in two years is something i think that ought to be regarded as an emergency. >> reporter: the bill being considered as lawmakers and advocates are trying to protect children like in the case of deonte carraway now charged with videoing and sexually abusing kids inside a prince george's county elementary school. >> we'll have to work through the language to make sure it applies in a case like carraway's. >> reporter: sonya spoon allegedly suffocated her own children, her 1-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter. she allegedly killed her kids two days after being released from the hospital following a
and herself. now lawmakers have introduced legislation to close a loophole in maryland law to require health care providers and others to report these types of serious threats to social services and for them to investigate within 24 hours. >> we took care of the mother in that instance, got her the mental health treatment she needed and forgot to go home and make sure her children were also safe. >> reporter: the bill treats threats the same as actual harm of a child. in the case of sonya spoon that intervention may have resulted in the mother or even the children being removed from that home. this is the second year this legislation is being introduced in the general assembly. advocates are hoping it will get through this year. in annapolis, darcy spencer, news4. police want you to take a good look at the guy in these surveillance images. they're asking doctor they are linking him to at least six
they say he's had several disguises and he hits banks in potomac, bethesda, and kensington. he's targeted one bank twice as recently as last month. the man appears to be in his 50s or 60s. a warning for the popular quizzes that pop up in the facebook feed, the ones that ask which disney princess or "star wars" character are you? they seem like harmless fun but sometimes hackers use them to steal your personal information. even seemingly innocent questions could be a trap. >> it seems harmless, but you never know who is really asking you for that information. the more they know about you, the more ways they can trick you into doing something like clicking on a link that you should not click on. >> so the here are four things that will help you protect yourself. be cautious of quizzes and polls that want you to sign in. treat your e-mail address like cash.
because a friend posted it on their time line. finally, only participate in quizzes from companies you know are reputable and that will protect your data. >> we talked it over, doug, and we have already decided that you remind us of a wookie from "star wars." you don't need to take the quiz. >> wow. that's pretty accurate. >> well, thanks a lot. >> we could go on but actually we need to hear about the weather. >> yeah, let's take a look at that because i'll tell you, one thing we're not going to see is a lot of snow. this is not that kind of storm, and some of you will wake up tomorrow with no snow out there at all. so, again, do not think this is going to be a huge deal, but i do want you to pay attention. just be sure to wake up a little bit early. make sure the roads are okay where you live because we have slick spots some places. 37 the current temperature. flurries at 7:00 and then we'll see some snow. it will be light snow off and on
30s throughout the evening. 39 d.c. 36 manassas. warrenton seeing some snow at 35 degrees. also over towards annapolis and most areas now starting to at least see some flurry activity, but notice how splotchy it is. we're not seeing a big area of snow move in, and as the system moves closer, it's not an organized area of low pressure. the low pressure area back to the west is actually about to transfer its energy down to this area. look at all the storms down here towards atlanta, and this will become a very big storm right off the coast, but i mean right off the coast. but it will take a lot of our energy away and that's why this is going to be a lot less of a storm than what we've seen over the past, but this is what we've been predicting. not a big storm at all. now, snow moving in, mostly light. not a big deal. i have been telling that you for days. roads above freezing and that's good news because the roads should be okay. now, tomorrow morning we'll be close, maybe an inch in some locations. i don't think it will be in the city but an
delays are possible but i also expect quick improvement so i don't anticipate a lot of closures with schools tomorrow, but keep it right here. we'll have the latest for you early tomorrow morning. 43 for a high. anything that does fall will quickly melt. 46 on saturday. 50 on sunday. 60 on monday. going in the right direction. do you want to see this? 70! and i've got a lot of them. 70, 73, and 75. the warmest temperatures we've seen so far this year. i don't know why i'm doing that but 70s. >> so, doug, here is your "star wars" reference. tonight is more tatoine than hoth. >> i got half of that. >> you can explain it on your facebook page. >> i will. coming up in sports, the terps are hoping senior night
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this is the xfinity sports desk brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. feel like we are just like limping to the finish line here in the big ten. >> you don't want that right now this time of year. the tournament right around the corner. you want to play your best basketball. that's not the case. what is wrong with the maryland terps lately? that's the question everyone keeps asking. it has not been a pleasant two weeks for mark turgeon's team but that could
they take on illinois. carol maloney is in college park for this game. any concerns within the program about this recent slump? >> reporter: from the program, no. there's a lot of confidence the bumps in the road will only make them better, but three out of four losses, dropping in the rankin rankings to 14th is not where the program wants to be heading into march madness. still tonight a lot of excitement. it is senior night. the seniors want to go out in style. and about those struggles, maryland only six losses this year, but three in the last two weeks. two of those game against unranked conference opponents. up and down play from this team over the last month. not exactly what you want this time of year, but here is where you start to feel better. listen to the voice of maryland's johnny holiday, who is the voice of reason tonight when talking about why it's not time to panic. >> losing three out of
good for any basketball team, but i think for these guys it may be the best thing that could happen. they know they have to play hard 40 minutes. they just have to play better. so you want to be peaking as you head to the big ten tournament and the ncaa tournament better than you are right now, so i think people can just take a deep breath. they're going to be okay. and i think we're going to see as the season winds down what a terrific team this really is. >> reporter: hope johnny is right because we are looking forward to another four weeks of basketball we hope, fingers crossed. wrapping up senior night festivities here. big send out for jake layman and rasheed sulaimon, all those guys that mean so much for the program. of course, illinois is here tonight. that's what's on their mind right now. jason, i have no idea if you can hear me so i'm going to send it back to you. >> we can hear you just fine, carol. thank you so much. tip-off tonight against illinois and the terps
we'll move on to football. earlier this week the red skings locked up their biggest free agent this off-season even if it is only for one year. kirk cousins posting this photo on social media this morning saying i'm told this is the final step in making it officially official. i am back with the redskins for 2016. thrilled for the opportunity. let's get to work. now that cousins is signed that franchise tag, he can no longer negotiate with other teams but the redskins still have a chance to sign the quarterback to a long-term contract. they have until july 15th, otherwise he will play the season under that franchise tag for $20 million. daniel murphy faces his former team the new york mets. bryce harper up. harper quick start this spring. this ball off the wall. brings in a run. an rbi double. national league mvp and the nats are up. very next batter, anthony rendon, good to see this guy open. roping this into right. both
nats are rolling 3-0. max scherzer making his spring debut and the second he gets eric campbell to go down swinging, one hit, one strikeout, and no runs allowed in two innings of work. nats win 9-4. scherzer not ready to show off his full arsenal against a division rival. >> i know some of those guys i'm going to see during the year. there's no reason to show them the chocolate, the strawberry, the other flavors. >> no chocolate syrup for max scherzer in spring training. >> hard to believe opening da i is a month away and you're talking snow tonight. >> know tonight but i'm also talking spring-like weather with the 70s, but tonight it is the snow. it is all the light snow out there right now and that's all it is. light snow. i'm not expecting much from this storm at all. and, you know, i was really hoping for at least a coating on my grass. that would have been great. 43 on your friday. again, some snow early tomorrow but it gets out of here. i'm not too worried about the morning rush but give yourself a l
breaking news tonight. clash of the titans. mitt romney unleashing a blistering attack on donald trump, calling him a phony, a fraud, warning republicans to stop him. trump fires back and the gop braces for all-out war. caught on camera, a school police officer smacking and kicking a 16-year-old, triggering outrage and a criminal investigation. surprise announcement from soccer superstar brandi chastain, years after her iconic victory celebration. why she said she's donating her brain to science. the price you pay for health care, a new way patients are finding to save big money, on average $1,000. we'll show you. and story time. but it's the kids doing the reading and some very good listeners loving every minute of it. "n